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Cookbooks and Home Economics

The Cookbook and Home Economics Collection includes books from the Young Research Library Department of Special Collections at UCLA, The Bancroft Library at The University of California, Berkeley, and the Prelinger Library. These fascinating books take us back to an America in the early decades of the 20th century covering topics on cookery, textiles, family and home, budgeting, domestic sciences, and many other delightful topics.



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Prelinger Library
by Lustig, Lillie S, ed; Sondheim, S. Claire, joint ed; Rensel, Sarah, joint ed
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Topics: Cookery, American -- Southern states., cbk
Topic: cbk
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Oakton School (Evanston, Ill.). Parent-Teacher Association; Reed, Vincent M., Mrs; Campbell, Alice Eckert
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Topics: Cookery, American, Cookery -- Illinois Evanston, cbk
Cornell University Library
by Escoffier, A. (Auguste), 1846-1935; Escoffier, A. (Auguste), 1846-1935. Guide culinaire. English; Herndon, James B., Jr. fmo; Herndon/Vehling Collection. fmo
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The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
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Topics: Cookery, French, cbk
The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
Topics: Cookery, American, cbk
American Libraries
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Introduces basic cooking techniques and utensils and includes simple recipes for salads, breads, main dishes, desserts, and snacks
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Topics: Cookery -- Juvenile literature, Cookery, cbk
Book from Project Gutenberg: The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887): The Whole Comprising a Comprehensive Cyclopedia of Information for the Home
Topic: cbk
Cornell University Library
by McKinney, Emma; McKinney, William; Herndon, James B., Jr. fmo; Herndon/Vehling Collection. fmo
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The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
Topics: Cookery, American, cbk
California Digital Library
by Southworth, May E. (May Elizabeth)
texts

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favorite 37

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Topic: Cookery, Mexican
Project Gutenberg
by Goodrich, Charles Landon, 1859-
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Book from Project Gutenberg: The First Book of Farming
Topic: cbk
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Order of the Eastern Star. Logan Square Chapter No. 560 (Chicago, Ill.)
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eye 38,755

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Clippings included in attached envelope
Topics: Cookery, American, Cookery -- Illinois Chicago, Chicago (Ill.) -- Social life and customs, cbk
University of Alberta Libraries - The CIHM Monograph Collection
by Collins, John, 1625-1683
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"A discourse thereof insisting on the following heads: I. The several ways of making salt in England, and foreign parts --2. The character and qualities good and bad, of these several sorts of salt, English refin'd asserted to be much better than any foreign --3. The catching and curing, or salting of the most eminent or staple sorts of fish, for long or short keeping --4. The salting of flesh --5. The cookery of fish and flesh --6. Extraordinary experiments in preserving butter, flesh,...
Topics: Salt, Salting of food, Fish, Salted, Sel, Salaison, Poisson salé, cbk
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Topics: Cookery, English, Home economics, cbk
Topic: Cookery, American
California Digital Library
by Junior League of Montgomery
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Topics: Cookery, American -- Southern States, cbk
Folkscanomy: A Library of Books
by Hannah Glasse
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Written in 1747, Hannah Glasse's (1708–1770)  The Art of Cookery made Plain and Easy  represents one of the most important references for culinary practice in England and the American colonies during the latter half of the 18th century and the beginning of the 19th. It was the dominant reference for home cooks in much of the English-speaking world during its original publication run, and it is still available (in somewhat limited quantity) and used as a reference by those doing food...
( 1 reviews )
Topic: cookery
Cornell University Library
by Herrick, Christine Terhune, 1859-1944
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The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
Topics: Cookery, American, cbk
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Topic: Cookery, American -- Southern style
The Library of Congress
by Colson, Elizabeth. [from old catalog]
texts

eye 1,320

favorite 8

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Topics: Menus, Cookery, American, cbk
California Digital Library
by Oppenheimer, Rebecca (Wolff), Mrs., 1854-
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"Bibliographical note": p. vi
Topics: Cookery for the sick, Diabetes, Diet in disease, cbk
Prelinger Library
by Delineator Home Institute. Delineator cook book; Berolzheimer, Ruth
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Topics: Cookery, American, Cookery, cbk
Boston Public Library
by United States. War Dept
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Topics: Cookery, Military, cbk
The Library of Congress
by Royal baking powder company, New York, pub. [from old catalog]; Rudmani, Giuseppi. [from old catalog]
texts

eye 3,497

favorite 16

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Topics: Cookery, American, cbk
The Library of Congress
by Thompson, Orloff H. [from old catalog]
texts

eye 17,583

favorite 18

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Topics: Cake, Desserts, cbk
The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
Topics: Cookery, American, Dinners and dining, Menus, cbk
The Library of Congress
by Gillette, F. L. (Fanny Lemira), 1828-1926
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eye 12,551

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Topics: Cooking, American, cbk
Boston Public Library
by Weaver, Louise Bennett; Le Cron, Helen Cowles, joint author
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OCLC number: ocm00349841
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Topics: Cookery, American, cbk
European Libraries
by Wilcox, Estelle Woods, comp
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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Cookery, American, Cookery, American, cbk
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=DBYEAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Cornell University Library
by White, Sallie Elizabeth Joy
texts

eye 7,419

favorite 14

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Topics: Cookery, cbk
Cornell University Library
texts

eye 18,217

favorite 41

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The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
Topics: Cookery, Creole, cbk
The Library of Congress
by Chan, Shiu Wong, 1893- [from old catalog]
texts

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favorite 70

comment 0

Topics: Cookery, Chinese. [from old catalog], cbk
The Library of Congress
by Swezy, Isabelle Clark. [from old catalog]
texts

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Topics: Cookery, American, Olive oil, cbk
Cornell University Library
by Hill, Janet McKenzie, 1852-1933
texts

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The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
Topics: Cookery, American, cbk
Project Gutenberg
texts

eye 1,925

favorite 2

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Book from Project Gutenberg: The Food of the Gods: A Popular Account of Cocoa
Topic: cbk
The Library of Congress
by Schurr, Eugene, [from old catalog] comp
texts

eye 10,700

favorite 16

comment 0

Topics: Baking. [from old catalog], Cake, cbk
California Digital Library
texts

eye 4,752

favorite 16

comment 0

Topics: Cookery, American, Cookery, American -- California
The Library of Congress
by Knowles, Laura Thornton, 1862-
texts

eye 3,845

favorite 7

comment 0

Topics: Cookery, American, cbk
Boston Public Library
texts

eye 4,198

favorite 9

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OCLC number: ocm04479697
Topics: Cookery, cbk
Cornell University Library
texts

eye 2,240

favorite 11

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The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
Topics: Cookery, American, cbk
Getty Research Institute
by Scappi, Bartolomeo
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Running title: Libro primo-[secondo-sesto libro] di M. Bartolomeo Scappi
Topics: Paul III, Pope, 1468-1549, Julius III, Pope, 1487-1555, Scappi, Bartolomeo, Cookery, Cookery,...
California Digital Library
by Tschirky, Oscar, 1866-1950
texts

eye 29,591

favorite 34

comment 0

Topics: Cookery, cbk
The Library of Congress
by Landis, Jacob F. [from old catalog]
texts

eye 20,018

favorite 48

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Topics: Cookery, Recipes, cbk
The Library of Congress
by [McCullough, Lizzie], [from old catalog] ed; Katherine Golden Bitting Collection on Gastronomy (Library of Congress) DLC [from old catalog]
texts

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Bitting, K.G. Gastronomic bib.
Topics: Cookery, American, cbk
The Library of Congress
by Neil, Marion Harris
texts

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Reprinted in part from the Ladies' home journal
Topics: Cookery, American, cbk
Project Gutenberg
texts

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Book from Project Gutenberg: The Forme of Cury: A Roll of Ancient English Cookery Compiled, about A.D. 1390 Library of Congress Classification: TX
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Topic: cbk
The Library of Congress
by Masterman, Lillian C. [from old catalog]
texts

eye 21,596

favorite 22

comment 0

Topics: Cookery, American, cbk
California Digital Library
texts

eye 18,939

favorite 10

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Tan printed wrappers. Purchase, Household Words, 1994
Topics: Cookery, American, Dried fruit, cbk
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Bethany Union Church (Chicago, Ill.). Thirty Group
texts

eye 10,516

favorite 7

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Topics: Cookery, American, Cookery -- Illinois, cbk
The Library of Congress
by Langdon, Amelie, Mrs. [from old catalog]
texts

eye 1,113

favorite 2

comment 0

Topics: Cookery, cbk
Cornell University Library
by Oswald, Ella; Oswald, Ella. German cookery for the American home
texts

eye 8,140

favorite 13

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The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
Topics: Cookery, German, cbk
Cornell University Library
by Meier, Lina Wachtelborn
texts

eye 7,886

favorite 43

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The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
Topics: Cookery, German, Cookery, American, cbk
Cornell University Library
by Allen, Ida Cogswell Bailey, 1885-1973
texts

eye 5,179

favorite 13

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The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
Topics: Cookery, American, Menus, cbk
California Digital Library
by Haffner-Ginger, Bertha, b. 1868
texts

eye 12,293

favorite 28

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Topic: Cookery, Mexican
Project Gutenberg
by Apicius; Vehling, Joseph Dommers, 1879-1950 [Translator]; Starr, Frederick, 1858-1933 [Commentator]
texts

eye 9,615

favorite 5

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Book from Project Gutenberg: Cookery and Dining in Imperial Rome Library of Congress Classification: TX Note: De re coquinaria. English
Topic: Cookery, Roman -- Early works to 1800
Source: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/29728
Universal Library
by Jan Mitchell
texts

eye 11,705

favorite 16

comment 1

( 1 reviews )
Topic: cbk
The Library of Congress
by Mitchell, Margaret Johnes, 1869- [from old catalog]
texts

eye 4,790

favorite 11

comment 0

Topics: Fireless cookers. [from old catalog], Cooking, American, cbk
The Library of Congress
by Galster, Vernon. [from old catalog]
texts

eye 16,526

favorite 29

comment 0

Topics: Cookery, Chinese. [from old catalog], cbk
Project Gutenberg
by Allinson, Thomas R.
texts

eye 4,312

favorite 5

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Book from Project Gutenberg: The Allinson Vegetarian Cookery Book Library of Congress Classification: TX
Topic: cbk
The Library of Congress
texts

eye 2,006

favorite 12

comment 0

Topics: Cookery, American, Food conservation. [from old catalog], cbk
Cornell University Library
by Glasgow and West of Scotland College of Domestic Science
texts

eye 10,539

favorite 26

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The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
Topics: Cookery, Scottish, cbk
California Digital Library
by Farmer, Fannie Merritt, 1857-1915
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eye 7,653

favorite 9

comment 2

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Topics: Cookery, American, cbk
The Library of Congress
by Ginger, Bertha Haffner Palmer, 1868- [from old catalog]; Katherine Golden Bitting Collection on Gastronomy (Library of Congress) DLC [from old catalog]
texts

eye 5,074

favorite 20

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Not in Bitting, K.G. Gastronomic bib
Topics: Cookery, Mexican. [from old catalog], cbk
The Library of Congress
by McGinnis, Mabel Earl, 1876-
texts

eye 6,263

favorite 16

comment 0

Topics: Cookery, Italian, cbk
The Library of Congress
by Hansey, Jennie A. (Jennie Adrienné), b. 1843
texts

eye 5,399

favorite 7

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Blank leaves at end for additional receipts
Topics: Cookery, Recipes, Medicine, Popular, cbk
New York Public Library
by Lyford, Carrie A. (Carrie Alberta)
texts

eye 5,384

favorite 8

comment 0

Topics: Cookery, American, cbk
The Library of Congress
by Fitts, Emma Frances (Bates) "Mrs. C. W. Fitts," 1856- [from old catalog]
texts

eye 17,698

favorite 11

comment 0

Topics: Cookery, American, cbk
Project Gutenberg
texts

eye 3,972

favorite 4

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Book from Project Gutenberg: Cocoa and Chocolate: Their History from Plantation to Consumer
Topic: cbk
The Library of Congress
by [Hayes, Emma (Allen), Mrs.], 1868- [from old catalog]
texts

eye 4,313

favorite 8

comment 0

Topics: Cookery, American, cbk
The Library of Congress
by Nelson, Harriet Schuyler
texts

eye 2,903

favorite 7

comment 0

Topics: Cookery, Desserts, cbk
The Library of Congress
texts

eye 9,021

favorite 4

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All about eggs. One hundred and fifty ways of cooking and serving eggs for breakfast, dinners, etc., as entrées, entremets, cakes, creams, and drinks, 78 pages at end
Topics: Cookery, American, Cookery (Eggs), cbk
Book digitized by Google and uploaded by ARLIMA (http://www.arlima.net)
Topics: cuisine, cooking, recipes, cookery, Middle French, France, Middle Ages
Prelinger Library
texts

eye 7,614

favorite 30

comment 0

Topics: Cookery, American -- Western style, cbk
European Libraries
by United States. Naval training station, Newport. Commissary school; United States Naval Institute
texts

eye 10,072

favorite 17

comment 1

Book digitized by Google from the library of University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
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Topics: Cookery, Military, cbk
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=WJBHAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Associated College Women Workers
texts

eye 5,848

favorite 10

comment 0

Clippings included in attached envelope
Topics: Cookery, American, Cookery -- Illinois Cook County, cbk
The Library of Congress
by Brockton hospital ladies' aid association. [from old catalog]
texts

eye 3,079

favorite 5

comment 0

Topics: Cookery, American, cbk